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The best memorial for a mighty man is to gain honor ere death.

Honor Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Septem Sapientum Sententioe Septenis Versibus Explicatoe (III, 7)

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If thou art terrible to many, then beware of many. [Lat., Multis terribilis, caveto multos.]

Prudence Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Septem Sapientum Sententioe Septenis Versibus Explicatoe (IV, 5)

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Earth produces nothing worse than an ungrateful man. [Lat., Nil homine terra pejus ingrato creat.]

Ingratitude Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Epigrams (CXL, 1)

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If fortune favors you do not be elated; if she frowns do not despond. [Lat., Si fortuna juvat, caveto tolli; Si fortuna tonat, caveto mergi.]

Fortune Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Septem Sapientum Sententioe Septenis Versibus Explicatoe (IV, 6)

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When about to commit a base deed, respect thyself, though there is no witness. [Lat., Turpe quid ausurus, te sine teste time.]

Honor Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Septem Sapientum Sententioe Septenis Versibus Explicatoe (III, 7)

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It is tormenting to fear what you cannot overcome. [Lat., Crux est si metuas quod vincere nequeas.]

Fear Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Septem Sapientum Sententioe Septenis Versibus Explicatoe (VII, 4)

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A favor tardily bestowed is no favor; for a favor quickly granted is a more agreeable favor. [Lat., Gratia, quae tarda est, ingrata est: gratia namque Cum fieri properat, gratia grata magis.]

Favors Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Epigrams (LXXXII, 1)

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Begin; to begin is half the work. Let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished. [Lat., Incipe; dimidium facti est coepisse. Supersit Dimidium: rursum hoc incipe, et efficies.]

Beginnings Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Epigrams (LXXXI, 1)

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Begin whatever you have to do: the beginning of a work stands for the whole. [Lat., Incipe quidquid agas: pro toto est prima operis pars.]

Beginnings Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius , Source: Idyllia (II, Inconnexa, 5)

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Begin -- to begin is half the work, let half still remain; again begin this, and thou wilt have finished.

Advice / experience / wisdom Quotes, by Decimus Magnus Ausonius

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